GSA Technology Council

New Jobs on the Ta5 / GSATC Jobs Board

Help Wanted

Application Developer
Human Technologies, Inc. is hiring and Applications Developer with at least 5 years of experience in web development with an emphasis in user interface using JavaScript, JQuery, HTML5, Angular, and Ember.

Digital Account Executive
The Greenville News Media Group is looking for a Digital Territory Account Executive to grow market share within a designated territory through the combination of acquiring new business and increasing share within existing client base.

Preview more open positions on the GSATC jobs board. We encourage you to share it with anyone who may be in the hunt. If you are looking for work, feel free to let us know what you need on our LinkedIn group!

Looking to hire? Post your openings to our job board.

SBDC Hosts “Tech Tools You Can Use” May 21

Clemson SBDCWhile there are thousands of apps and programs out there, this presentation will introduce you to tools that are proven and tested to save you time, money, and stress – and quite possibly all three.

The Greenville Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is excited to host Tech Tools You Can Use. ENGENIUS team members Chris Manley and David Dannelly will walk us through a two-hour tour of practical and productive tools to help manage your busy life. Pre-registration is required, and available here.

Greenville SBDC
One North Main St.
Greenville, SC 29601

Wednesday May 21
9:00 am – 11:00

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IT-oLogy Hosts DrupalCamp SC April 19

cesm_Logo RGBDrupalcamp SC will be Saturday, April 19, at IT-oLogy in Columbia. Drupal is a leading Web development platform. Come and learn from Drupal experts from throughout the southeast. There will be three tracks of sessions from beginner to advanced topics. Ryan Szrama, the author of Ubercart and Drupal Commerce, will be keynoting the event. Pre-camp training is available on Friday, April 18– an all-day “Absolute Beginners Guide to Drupal” and a half-day course on building an e-Commerce site with Drupal Commerce. Sign up and find out more here.

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Youth Programmers Host Inventors Expo

it2pi-logo14Greenville’s newest technological innovators aren’t from CU-ICAR or tech start-ups.

They’re students, and these young programmers are bringing their inventions to life at the iT2Pi Inventor’s Exposition on Thursday, April 27, at Furman University’s Timmons Arena.

The afternoon event will include exhibits and demonstrations of program participant’s projects, including a weather station, an EHealth Monitor, and a LED Public Art Installation. Visitor’s exhibits include the Wade Hampton High School Robotics Team and Sanders Middle School. Participating students and local technologists will also lead tutorials on inventing with microcomputers and micro-controllers.

Students begin learning to code and program in the summer using Raspberry Pi, a microcomputer specifically designed to introduce students to programming. As the program progresses, students move on to more complex systems. The expo aims to demonstrate what these students have learned while applying technology to social matters, cultural enrichment, and artistic expression.

The event is free and open to the public, and is a great opportunity for technology mentors and business leaders to experience the future of Greenville’s tech industry.The expo will be held from 1-5 PM in the Herring VIP Suite of Timmons Arena. All attendees are registered to win door prizes, including an Android Tablet and a Google Chromecast.

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The GSATC Presents “Breakthrough Thinking: Lessons from a Navy SEAL” April 16

Guest speaker, Thomas Shea, former Navy SEAL, author of Unbreakable and current leadership coach, has mastered helping people to uncover the design of Human Performance and learn what it actually is to perform and thrive in the Margin (the space between current everyday life and mastery of the Five Pyramids of Human Performance).

During this presentation, Thom Shea will explore how to unravel and create possibilities in the face of adversity and reveal just how much internal dialogue effects overall performance. Join us this month as we discuss how to unlock potential and find the freedom to act with leadership in situations we never thought possible.

BREAKTHROUGH THINKING: Lessons from a Navy SEAL

GSATC Learning Lunch
with guest speaker: Thomas Shea, CEO of Adamantine Alliance and former Sniper SEAL OIC

About Thomas Shea
Thomas SheaThom Shea is the founder and CEO of Adamantine Alliance, a unique leadership and human performance coaching organization. Mr. Shea conducts training through the nation developing transformational performance results for various individuals, teams and organizations.

Before creating Adamantine Alliance, Mr. Shea served 23 years with distinguished Valor as a Navy SEAL. During his career he served in three wars ultimately leading a Team of Navy SEALs into Afghanistan in 2009, where he earned a Silver Star, Bronze Star with Valor, Army Commendation with Valor, and his second Combat Action medal. Mr. Shea was hand selected to serve as Officer In Charge of the famed SEAL Sniper course from 2009 – 2011. During his two year tenure, he transformed the sniper curriculum while successfully increasing both graduation numbers from 60 per year to 109, as well as increasing shooting performance test scores from 70% to 80%.

New PHP User Group in Upstate

phpIn the heart of a region filled with a deep history and currently in the middle of a technological renaissance, comes a new user group geared towards technology professionals looking for something more.

Upstate PHP is a new user group specifically for PHP developers in the area. With an emphasis on growth and community, Upstate PHP’s goal is to facilitate skill, relationship, and leadership building. Through speakers, presentations, demos, group discussions, and hangouts, developers will be able to hone their skills, meet new people, and be a part of something greater.

Area developers are encouraged to join the group and expand their network. The inaugural meetup will be held on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 6:30pm and is sponsored by and hosted at Fuel. Monthly meetings will be held on the third Thursday of each month.

Location:
Fuel
25 East Court Street, Suite 100
Greenville, SC 29650

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Green Cloud Technologies Signs Distribution Agreement with ScanSource

GreenCloud-logoGreen Cloud Technologies, a Cloud technology solutions provider headquartered in Greenville, SC, has signed a distribution agreement with ScanSource, Inc., the leading international distributor of specialty technology products. The distribution agreement will make Green Cloud Technologies a provider of cloud-based solutions to ScanSource’s reseller partners.

Green Cloud’s disaster recovery and virtual server solutions will be a customer value-added support service for ScanSource’s reseller partners. By working with ScanSource and Green Cloud, resellers will be able to enhance their cloud offering for their customers.
“The market for cloud-based solutions continues to grow and afford resellers new revenue-generating opportunities,” said Mike Burns, president, ScanSource Services Group. “Resellers are seeing their business move from hardware-only to software and services, meaning cloud solutions will continue to become even more attractive to resellers and their end-user customers. We look forward to offering Green Cloud’s solutions to our partners across all of ScanSource’s US business units.”

ScanSource will began offering Green Cloud’s disaster recovery and virtual server product last month.

“ScanSource is clearly a leader in technology distribution and, given they are a Greenville-based company, our team has admired their expansion and success for years,” said Shay Houser, CEO of Green Cloud. “Partnering with them is a tremendous opportunity for Green Cloud as we expand our unique Server Recovery and Virtual Server cloud offerings across North America,” Houser added. “And, given we are both 100% channel dedicated, the relationship is one built off common distribution principles.”

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“Think Like a Startup” Workshop Coming to Greenville

W-NEWThe Think Like a Startup workshop helps you see your organization through a new lens – the mindset of an entrepreneur or startup – and helps you to reframe your challenges and opportunities. This workshop will arm you with tools to apply directly to drive change from the team level up.

The fast-paced workshop will be hosted by innovation agency DesignThinkers Group, in collaboration with digital marketing agency Worthwhile, on April 9, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at OpenWorks, 2 N. Main St. in Greenville, SC.

Participants will build a value-driven business through a fast-paced, gamified version of the business model canvas.

The workshop, used with business leaders worldwide, demonstrates the power of collaboration through aligning team values, organizational culture, product offerings, and business models with customer needs and goals.

More information and registration available here.

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New Job Post: Senior Systems Engineer

Help WantedSenior Systems Engineer
VC3, a dynamic IT services solution provider headquartered in Columbia, SC is seeking to fill a Senior Systems Engineer position in their Raleigh, NC office. The Senior Systems Engineer for VC3 will provide support for clients on all technical inquiries.

Looking to hire? Post your openings to our job board.

We encourage you to share it with anyone who may be in the hunt. If you are looking for work, feel free to let us know what you need on our LinkedIn group!

A.T. LOCKE Adds Joie More as Financial Analyst

AT Locke logoA.T. LOCKE, an Upstate business providing accounting services, business analysis and financial guidance to emerging and mid-sized organizations, has added Joie More´ as a Financial Analyst on the firm’s rapidly-growing team.

A native of Greenville, SC, Mrs. Moré holds a B.S. in Financial Management as well as an MBA from Clemson University. Prior to joining A.T. LOCKE, she most recently served as Controller for Agfa Healthcare, a healthcare IT company, and has also held leadership roles in finance and strategy with Sterling Diagnostic Imaging, Umbro International and Michelin Tire Corporation. She has more than 15 years of combined corporate finance and accounting experience with both domestic and international manufacturing, sales and service organizations.

Her active civic involvement includes service as a Loaned Executive for the United Way of Greenville County and as a board member for Camp Opportunity. As a Financial Analyst with A.T. LOCKE, she will assist firm clients across the Upstate and will be based out of the firm’s Greenville headquarters.

“Joie offers AT LOCKE clients a broad skill set of financial, strategic and project management capabilities, along with an outstanding customer service work ethic, to help clients manage and grow their organizations,” said Anna Locke, President and Founder of A.T. LOCKE. “We are committed to providing timely, accurate, and relevant financial insight and information, along with quality service and insight, to every client. Joie will be a wonderful addition to our team.”

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